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New Full-Sized iPad to Have Upgraded FaceTime Camera?

Monday October 22, 2012 9:25 pm PDT by
BGR posts what it claims to be photos from a new iPad's display assembly. BGR refers to the part as an "iPad 4" part but is somewhat uncertain about exactly what the part could represent. Apple is believed to be working on a revised full-size iPad (in addition to the iPad mini) that could also be launched on Tuesday as part of their media event. The new iPad would have a lightning...

Claimed Front Panel of White Next-Generation iPhone Surfaces

Monday July 16, 2012 7:39 am PDT by
Apple.pro points [Google translation] to a photo posted to a Photobucket account that appears to show a white version of the next-generation "iPhone 5" front panel. This appears to be the first time that a claimed photo of the white version of the device has been seen. Front (top) and back (bottom) of claimed front panel from white next-generation iPhone As with previously-leaked photo and ...

iPad 3 Rear Shell Measures in at 9.5 mm Thick, 0.8 mm Thicker Than iPad 2

Tuesday February 28, 2012 6:14 am PST by
While comparison photos of the iPad 2 rear shell and a claimed iPad 3 rear shell have shown slightly increased thickness for the forthcoming model and reports have suggested that the difference is roughly 1 mm, no measurements had surfaced to quantify the exact difference in thickness between the two devices. Apple.pro now points [Google translation] to a new photo showing both shells being...

Photo of the Back of an iPad 3 Rear Shell, Smart Cover Magnets

Wednesday February 8, 2012 8:44 pm PST by
Apparently, iPad 3 enclosures are easy to come by these days. Earlier today, Repair Labs posted a photo of the interior the iPad 3 rear shell. They concluded that there were some minor changes that suggested a larger battery and redesigned logic board. ...

New Photos of Camera-Equipped iPod Nano Casing Surface

Wednesday February 1, 2012 6:17 am PST by
Last April, Taiwanese site Apple.pro posted a photo of what appeared to be an iPod nano with a hole in the rear casing that was said to be for a camera. A second photo showing the casing from the other side surfaced a month later, appearing to show a clipless design for the device and claiming that it would carry a 1.3-megapixel camera. Apple ultimately made no changes to the design of the...

Taiwanese Site Sued by Supplier After Leaking Claimed iPad 3 Dock Connector

Monday January 30, 2012 10:57 am PST by
Last July, Taiwanese site Apple.pro posted photos of what was claimed to be the dock connector and ribbon cable for the iPad 3. While the connector doesn't reveal much of anything about the full iPad 3 device other than some speculation about the connector itself being white as opposed to black on the iPad 2, it was one of the first reported leaks of iPad 3 parts. Claimed iPad 3 dock ...

Photos of Claimed 'iPad 3' Dock Connector in White Surface

Thursday July 14, 2011 8:07 am PDT by
Taiwanese site Apple.pro has posted [Google translation] photos of what is claimed to be the dock connector and ribbon cable for the next-generation iPad. While the part is a proprietary but relatively standard one that provides no specific insight into the device's specs, one interesting observation is that the actual connector portion is white rather than the black color seen on the iPad...

iPhone 5 Camera Parts Show No Attached Flash

Saturday May 14, 2011 2:00 pm PDT by
Apple.pro has posted photos comparing parts of the iPhone 5 camera components alongside the iPhone 4 camera components. (via 9to5mac) Notably, the iPhone 5 rear camera does not come with an integrated Flash attached to it. This would suggest that the case photo posted earlier today may be accurate, and that the next generation iPhone's camera flash will be located separately from the camera. ...

Clipless Next-Generation iPod Nano With 1.3-Megapixel Rear Camera?

Tuesday May 10, 2011 10:47 am PDT by
In early April, Taiwanese site Apple.pro posted a photo of what was claimed to be the rear case for the next-generation iPod nano, appearing to reveal that the device will add a rear-facing camera to its recently-reduced form factor. Claimed next-generation iPod nano case (left) vs. current generation (right) While the previous shot showed that rear case from the front, thus showing the...

Next-Generation iPod Nano to Add Rear-Facing Camera?

Saturday April 2, 2011 1:11 pm PDT by
With the shift in form factor for the iPod nano at its latest update, a number of users were disappointed to see the camera that had been added in the fifth-generation model disappear. But if a new report from Taiwanese site Apple.pro [Google translation] is correct, the seventh-generation iPod nano presumably set for introduction later this year may retain its current smaller form factor but...

Claimed Dock Connector From iPhone 5 Reveals Few Changes

Monday February 28, 2011 8:45 am PST by
Claimed iPhone 5 dock connector and cable (Source: Apple.pro) Taiwanese site Apple.pro today posted a photo [Google translation] claimed to be of the dock connector and cable for the next-generation iPhone. The part is nearly identical to the corresponding part found in the current iPhone, with the main exception of a slightly narrower connector and cable where the part connects to the...

Apple Testing Three iPhone 5 Prototypes, One With Slide-Out Keyboard?

Monday February 14, 2011 12:31 pm PST by
Keyboard Buddy Case for iPhone 4 Taiwanese site Apple.pro reports (via AppleInsider) that Apple has been testing three separate prototypes for the fifth-generation iPhone, including one with a slide-out keyboard. There are three iPhone5 prototype one is a sliding cover which Is the introduction of the keyboard after the side coverOther prototypes are said to be similar to the iPhone 4 except ...

Design Drawings for Next iPhone?

Thursday January 6, 2011 8:29 pm PST by
Tw.Apple.Pro has published some design drawings which they believe to be for the next generation iPhone. The drawings aren't particularly revealing but they draw comparisons to the leaked iPhone parts video that was posted earlier this week. That video was removed from YouTube at the demand of Apple, suggesting the contents were legitimate....

What is Apple Planning on Making with this 3x3cm Touch Screen?

Friday July 9, 2010 3:42 am PDT by
Tw.apple.pro posts a few images of an Apple-branded touch screen that only measures 3x3 centimeters. The site has been a source of early parts for Apple products in the past, including white iPhone 4 parts and MacBook Pro enclosures. Based on the

Image of Headphone Jacks for White and Black Next-Generation iPhone Surfaces

Friday June 4, 2010 6:51 am PDT by
Taiwanese site Apple.pro is continuing to receive images of parts for the claimed next-generation iPhone, this time posting a picture of the headphone jacks for the device in both black and white. Always looking out for aesthetics, Apple has utilized separate black and white headphone jacks for its existing iPhone models in the respective colors, maintaining the consistency of appearance...

Next-Generation iPhone Battery Joins List of Surfacing Parts

Tuesday June 1, 2010 12:03 pm PDT by
Parts for the next-generation iPhone continue to surface as the device's expected introduction at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference next week approaches. The latest part to make an appearance on Taiwanese site Apple.pro is the device's battery, and while it appears that no additional info can be gleaned from the new images beyond that disclosed in reports based on prototypes that surfaced...

Photo of Partially Assembled White 4th Generation iPhone

Sunday May 23, 2010 8:34 am PDT by
Apple Pro has posted photos of a partially assembled 4th generation white iPhone. As best we can tell, the images are of a white front plate, LCD screen and metal casing put together. All these parts have been circulating in the past, so it appears they simply put them together to show what a completed unit might look like. (via Engadget) The case contains the screwholes seen in the...

Next-Generation iPhone to Offer Option of White Front Panel? [Updated]

Wednesday May 19, 2010 6:53 am PDT by
fscklog points to a posting on Taiwanese site Apple.pro showing photos of the front and back of a purported white next-generation iPhone front panel. While very similar to the traditional black panel seen in some previous parts leaks and in prototypes that have surfaced in recent weeks, it does carry an unknown physical feature directly above the earpiece slot. The feature appears similar...

15" MacBook Air Under Development?

Friday January 16, 2009 7:51 am PST by
Taiwanese blog Apple.pro reports (Google translation) that Apple is developing larger versions of the MacBook Air, speculating that a 15" version could be in the works. The report provides little information other than that the new MacBook Air would be based on new ultra-low voltage Core 2 processors from Intel, but they promise that more information will be forthcoming in the second half of...

Two-Tone MacBooks and a Questionable MacBook Video

Friday October 10, 2008 9:11 am PDT by
With only four days until Apple's "notebook" media event, the rumor mill continues to ramp up. 9to5mac claims that the laptop pictured on Apple's event invitation does not represent the new MacBook. Instead, they believe that the new MacBook will retain an outer plastic design while incorporating an aluminum inner frame. They describe the final...